Slovenian, Croatian firms lead in TOP 100 per capita, energy sector dominates

By Kristina Belkina

Fuel retailer Petrol ranks first for the fourth year running with revenue per capita of 1,430 euro in 2011, up from 1,230 euro a year earlier. The company ranks seventh in the TOP 100 ranking in terms of total revenue in 2011.

Slovenia’s largest food retailer Mercator followed with 814.6 euro in revenue per capita, down from 827.7 euro in 2010.

Croatia, a country of over four million people, is the second in terms of the number of companies on the list of the TOP 100 per capita in 2011. Eighteen Croatian companies are on the list with oil company INA ranking third with 805.9 euro in revenue per capita, up from 714.1 euro in 2010.

Retailer Konzum is the second best performer among Croatian companies with 395.7 euro in revenue per capita in 2011, up from 388.6 euro revenue in 2010. The company lost three positions, sliding from the eighth spot in the 2010 ranking.

Nine Bulgarian companies entered the TOP 100 per capita list with Lukoil Neftochim Burgas being the best performer with 485.8 euro in revenue per capita in 2011. The company was the third in terms of total revenue in the overall TOP 100 companies ranking.

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Aurubis Bulgaria is the second best performer among Bulgarian companies, ranking at the 10th place in terms of revenue per capita in 2011, up from the 17th position it held a year earlier.

Petrom’s subsidiary, OMV Petrom Marketing, also performed well and ranked 40th in the per-capita league. Serbia and Montenegro have eight companies in the per-capita ranking each. Macedonia follows with seven companies.

Montenegrin power company Elektroprivreda Crne Gore is in the ninth position with 426.3 euro in revenue per capita, down from 472.4 euro a year earlier.

Macedonian oil refinery Okta climbed three positions in the 2011 ranking from the 20th place in the 2010 chart. Its revenue per capita grew to 323 euro in 2011 from 247.5 euro a year earlier.

Serbia’s best performer was oil company Naftna Indutrija Srbije, placed 22nd in terms of revenue per capita and ninth in the main ranking.

Two companies from each Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania and one from Moldova entered the 2011 revenue-per-capita ranking. Elektroprivreda BiH is the best among the Bosnian companies, occupying the 64th position, down from the 57th a year earlier.

Albanian power distributor and retailer CEZ Shperndarje is the leader among the companies from that country. Its revenue per capita rose to 116.8 euro in 2011 from 94.1 euro a year earlier.

Gas utility Moldovagaz is the sole company from Moldova on the list, ranking 96th with a revenue per capita of 80.7 euro in 2011.

In a breakdown by sector, energy companies dominate the TOP 100 per capita in 2011.